What is it?
Sulfanilamide is a sulfa medicine used to treat bacterial infections. It is primarily used in topical and vaginal products.

How can I avoid it?
You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
• Acne topical medication
• Burn dressings
• Ophthalmic topical medication
• Topical antibiotics
• Vaginal antibiotic cream
• Veterinary medications
• Manufacture of azo dyes

Topical medications containing sulfanilamide:
• AVC
• Cervix
• Otomide
• Sufamil
• Suftrin
• Vagitrol

Other names for Sulfanilamide:
• Albexan
• 4-Aminobenzenesulfonamide
• Albosal
• Ambeside
• Aminobenzenesulfonamide
• Aniline-p-sulfonic amide
• Antistrept
• Aseptil rojo
• Astreptine
• Astrocid
• AVC
• Bacteramid
• Bactesid
• Collomide
• Colsulanyde
• Copticide
• Deseptyl
• Dipron
• Ergaseptine
• Erysipan
• Estreptocida
• F 1162
• Fourneau 1162
• Gerison
• Gombardol
• Lusil
• Lysococcine
• Neococcyl
• Orgaseptine
• p-aminobenzenesulfamide
• p-Aminobenzenesulfonamide
• P-Aminobenzene sulfonamide
• p-aminophenylsulfonamide
• p-Anilinesulfonamide
• p-Sulfamidoaniline
• PABS
• Prontalbin
• Prontosil albo
• Prontosil album
• Prontosil i
• Prontosil white
• Prontylin
• Pronzin album
• Proseptal
• Proseptine
• Proseptol
• Pysococcine
• Rubiazol a
• Sanamid
• Septamide album
• Septanilam
• Septinal
• Septolix
• Septoplix
• Septuplex
• Stopton album
• Stramid
• Strepamide
• Strepsan
• Streptagol
• Streptamid
• Streptasol
• Streptocid album
• Streptocide
• Streptoclase
• Streptocom
• Streptol
• Strepton
• Streptosil
• Streptozol
• Streptozone
• Streptrocide
• Sulfamidochrysoïdine
• Sulfamidyl
• Sulfamine
• Sulfana
• Sulfanalone
• Sulfanil
• Sulfanilimide
• Sulfocidine
• Sulfonamide
• Sulfonamide p
• Therapol
• Vagitrol

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
• Diuretics
• Oral hypoglycemics (such as orinase and diabinase)
• Para group of compounds
• Sweetening agents (such as saccharin, Sweeta®, etc)
• Other para-amino compounds
  • Para-Aminobenzoic acid
  • Sulfanilamide
  • p-Phenylenediamine (PPD)
  • p-Aminphenol (PAP)
  • p-toluenediamine (PTD)
  • Disperse Orange 3 (DOR3)
  • p-Aminoazobenzene (PAAB)
  • 4,4’-Diaminodiphenylmethane (DDM)

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